CRM empowers local people to resolve land use and natural resource issues using collaborative problem solving. Stakeholders form local coalitions that make natural resource decisions by consensus, often leading to effective solutions that generate strong local support.
The Washington State Food Policy Forum was created through a Legislative budget proviso in 2016 and charged with making meaningful recommendations for improving the food system in Washington.
VSP uses a watershed-based, incentive-based process to protect critical areas, promote viable agriculture, and encourage cooperation among diverse stakeholders to address our state’s Growth Management Act.
The Office of Farmland Preservation is a program within the Washington State Conservation Commission that works to address the rapid loss of working farm and forest lands in our state.